About Pioneer Valley

The Pioneer Valley begins approximately 20 minutes west of Mackay. While Eungella National Park is the hero of the hinterland, the drive there is just as enjoyable, boasting divine scenery and picturesque small towns like Marian, Mirani, Pinnacle and Finch Hatton. 

Marian is the gateway to the Valley and home to the Melba House, once the marital house of the famous Australian opera singer Dame Nellie Melba. It is now a historic landmark for the region and a Visitor Information Centre.

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The Pioneer Valley begins approximately 20 minutes west of Mackay. While Eungella National Park is the hero of the hinterland, the drive there is just as enjoyable, boasting divine scenery and picturesque small towns like Marian, Mirani, Pinnacle and Finch Hatton. 

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